Jacques Pépin demonstrates essential knife skills, from sharpening to chopping.

May 22, 2012

In this Article

How to Sharpen a Knife


How to Chop

Jacques Pépin reveals the best chopping techniques for speed and safety.


How to Prep Fruit

How to peel and prep oranges, lemons, apples and more.


How to Prep Vegetables

Jacques Pépin demonstrates proper technique for prepping leeks, potatoes, peppers and other vegetables.

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